Not only this, but how would the West successfully retaliate? The North Koreans have hundreds of miles of tunnel networks hardened for bombings, so therefore they’re likely prepared to withstand the retaliatory strikes. To get to those hiding, it would mean going through the Vietnam experience all over again. In addition, and like the first Korean War, the United States will likely have to deal with Chinese intervention again.
WASHINGTON – If North Korea were to launch an attack, U.S. intelligence analysts tell WND the barrage of hundreds of thousands of artillery rounds and missiles would destroy not only South Korea’s capital, Seoul, but also most of the U.S. troops stationed primarily around the capital and near the Demilitarized Zone separating the two countries.
“The 28,500 guys on the border are a speed bump and a trigger for war,” a U.S. intelligence officer who is closely monitoring North Korean activities told WND in an exclusive interview. “They probably would die.” Continue reading